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Customs seize 15 000 cartons of frozen turkey

30 July 2015, 17:14

Ogun - The Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has seized 15 782 cartons of frozen poultry product, Punch reports.

The Customs Area Controller, Ogun State Command, Comptroller Haruna Mamudu, who said this in Abeokuta, the state capital, added that the figure represented three week’s seizures.

Also read: Customs seizes 90 bags of Indian hemp

He said about 3 155 cartons of frozen turkey worth about N16.7m were confiscated at the Idiroko border area during the week.

The comptroller added that the total market value of the 15 782 cartons of frozen poultry product was about N63.1m.

Mamudu explained that the seizure was the proof that the command had closed in on smugglers, especially at the border towns of Imeko and Ihunbo.

Read more at Punch

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